Swedish massage is good for those who are new to massage therapy or for those who do not receive massage therapy very often. Swedish style of massage is generally slower and more gentle than other styles of massage.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is beneficial for those who have chronic pain. Deep Tissue uses many of the same strokes and techniques as a Swedish massage however, there is more pressure applied to the body.
Sports massage is designed to enhance an athlete’s performance. The primary techniques used for this type of massage are compression and jostling. Light stretching may also be applied during this the massage.
If someone has ever had a cancer diagnosis or is currently going through treatment, this style of massage would be beneficial as it is gentle, calming and relaxing.